True story: We found and booked this Pousada at the last minute, after growing tired of the very upscale accommodations at the Rio Sheraton. We wanted to feel once again like we were in a more unique to Brazil type of place and were very happy to stay at Casa Aurea. The place is a former colonial home and you could still feel the homey-ness in the decor and layout. The hosts were very welcoming even with our last minute arrival, we loved the hammocks outside our window. The breakfast was tasty, the staff very helpful, the surrounding neighbor perfect for walking and exploring. My son stayed on a few more nights after I had to depart and I wish we were both still there!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Guesthouse Casa Aurea is a great retreat from the heavily populated tourist areas. the pousada upon the hills of Santa Teresa where the winding cobblestone streets and an old-fashion tram Bonde, gives the neighborhood a historical charm.The very special thing about this guesthouse is connecting people, making friends.The Casa Aurea Inn has 13 rooms with a variety of accommodations ranging from dormitory style to private rooms with washrooms. There are plenty of communal areas which add sociability to the place.Complete Breakfast with tropical fruits includedSuites with refrigeratorFree Use of BBQ Grill & Pizza OvenEnglish, German, Portuguese, Spanish and French spokenExternal guest kitchenLaundryTelephone (via Skype) and broadband internet access available 24/24Wireless internet connectionClose to transport links, taxi rank, supermarkets, health centre, police station, and restaurants24-hours street security guardTourist Information Info DeskTour guides availableAirport PickupBook ExchangeAs well there is a guest kitchen too in case you want to dine in. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Casa Aurea Pousada-Guesthouse Hotel Rio De Janeiro
- Pousada Casa Aurea Boutique Rio De Janeiro, Brazil